Meet The Team

at Dentalcare Berinsfield

Dentalcare Berinsfield Dental Team

Your dental team is made up of highly qualified, experienced, friendly professionals that care about you and your dental health. Here is some more information about the team:

Dr AJ Haasbroek

Dr AJ Haasbroek

Implant Dentist

AJ is enthusiastic, passionate about people and constantly goes the extra mile to ensure his patients get the best possible treatment. He is continually developing and improving his skill with modern advancements in implantology.

He qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2010, completed his primary dental implantology training at the University of Pretoria in 2014 and is currently enrolled in the European MSc for implant dentistry.

His practice is limited to exclusively performing dental implant surgery.

When AJ is not working, he enjoys traveling and exploring with his lovely wife and two children.

Dr Emily Pate BDS

Dr Emily Pate BDS

Dentist - GDC No 265131.

Emily graduated from King’s College London with BDS (Hons) and believes in giving high quality care to patients.

She particularly enjoys restorative dentistry and focuses on creating happy and comfortable relationships with patients, to minimise anxieties and help patients to make the right choices for their care.

Chandni Vekaria

Chandni Vekaria

Dentist

Chandni is a dentist with special interests in Endodontics. She graduated from Kings College London in 2013 and has since alongside practicing general dentistry focused her skillset in Endodontics. Currently completing a masters in this discipline, Chandni has experience in performing complex root canal cases and routinely receives referrals from colleagues for challenging cases.

Chandni prides herself in providing high quality dental treatment to her patients. Her warm caring nature puts patients at ease and allows even the most nervous of patients feel comfortable in undergoing dental procedures. She is regularly undertaking courses and further training to ensure she maintains the highest standard of patient care and is a member of a number of dental societies.

In her free time Chandni enjoys spending time with her young daughter and is an avid traveller.

 

Dr Monica Pais

Dr Monica Pais

Orthodontist

Orthodontics has always been Monica’s life, graduating in Brazil in 2001. She has never stopped studying and attends courses to provide the best treatment options to her patients and deliver the best smiles they can have.
She has always been involved with treating complex cases, cleft lip & palate patients where she did her MSc thesis in Portugal 2010.
She has been delivering Orthodontics care for adults and youths for nearly 20 years using the latest techniques such as Lingual Braces and Invisalign. She considers her patients’ wellbeing to be of prime importance, so they are always welcomed with a warm smile and treated in a relaxed atmosphere.

Dr Zenfira Haigh

Dr Zenfira Haigh

Dentist - GDP No 263627.

Has specialist interest in Invisalign.
 
Zenfira has been with dentalcare since October 2014 she was previously a head nurse here.

Zenfira is now qualified as a dentist and is now waiting for her NHS performer number. She is doing therapy and hygiene work at the moment until her NHS performer number comes through any time now.

Zenfira qualified as a dentist in Russia, she had her own private practice before coming to England. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is planning to do an Invisalign course this year. She speaks English and Russian.

Dr Sonia Carreira

Dr Sonia Carreira

Dentist - GDC No 203722.

Sonia studied at the College of Medicine, University of Coimbra. Qualifying in July 2007, then working in private practices in Portugal until 2011.

She came to the UK in 2011, to join Dentalcare Berinsfield. Her specialist areas of orthodontics and children’s dentistry are valuable to our practice. Sonia continues post graduate professional development, ensuring her skills are at the highest level.

Jo Young

Jo Young

Multi Site Practice Manager

Joanne Youngs Registered Lead dental nurse and oral health instructor.

I gained my National Certificate in Dental nursing in 2003 and went on to do my Certificate in Oral Health Education 2005.

I have been working in NHS and private practices over the years as a nurse and manager. I am passionate about my career and keep a tidy ship.

Out of work I’m a keen walker and enjoy river walks with my husband and shih tzu Lily May

Srijana Gurung

Srijana Gurung

Hygienist

Srijana started with dentalcare in July 2019 She moved to England in 2014 after qualifying as a dentist in Bangladesh. Whilst waiting to become a NHS dentist, she has been doing hygiene apointments and therapy work too which she is enjoying very much and helping gain her knowledge of NHS dentistry. She is a valued member of the team, she is very good with nervous patientsl, with a kind and helpful approach. She speaks English, Nepali and Hindi.

Amy Claridge

Amy Claridge

Dental Nurse

Bio to follow

Sarah-Anne Williams

Sarah-Anne Williams

Trainee Dental Nurse

I have just started as a trainee dental nurse at Dentalcare in April 2021,

I always try my best and try to help others when I can.

In my spare time I enjoy playing rugby and cooking.

Nicola Soden

Nicola Soden

Head Receptionist

Nicola has lived in Berinsfield for a number of years and was a patient at our practice before joining us, an ideal perspective to have on behalf of others.

Ensuring patients enjoy a positive visit to our practice is Nicola’s priority. Helped by her natural empathy and communication skills, ensuring colleagues are aware of patient needs is a key part of a receptionist’s role.

Our values at Dentalcare Berinsfield

Caring

Professional

Supportive

Adaptable

Our Vision is based on the 4Ps at Dentalcare Berinsfield

Why Choose Dentalcare Berinsfield

  • 0% finance available
  • Online booking facility 24/7
  • Flexibility; early morning, late afternoon and on Saturdays appointments, so you never have to take time off work
  • A highly experienced and qualified team of professionals
  • Wide range of dental services to help patients achieve beautiful and healthy teeth
  • Options for nervous patients
  • Working towards digital dentistry – so no more impressions
  • Family friendly